Indiana Pacers vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 1/13/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers

Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

PHI -1.5 . Total

The Philadelphia 76ers are on the road for a battle with the Indiana Pacers.  The 76ers are (25-15), coming off a 109-91 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.  The Pacers are (24-15), after upending the Chicago Bulls, 116-105.

In the 76ers loss to the Mavericks, Philadelphia was led on offense by Tobias Harris.  Harris was 9 of 22 from the floor, recording 20 points and 10 rebounds.  The 76ers shot 38% from the floor and 24% from 3-point range.  Philadelphia was out rebounded 66 to 47.  Philadelphia took 19 more shots than the Mavericks did.  The 76ers were out scored from the charity stripe, 18 to 8.  

In the Pacers win over the Bulls, Indiana was guided offensively by Myles Turner.  Turner converted on 10 of 18 attempts, hitting all 6 free throws, securing a double-double.  Turner finished with 27 points and 14 rebounds.  The Pacers shot 57% from the floor and 37% from 3-point range.  The Pacers defense held the Bulls to 46% from the floor.  Indiana dominated inside the paint, out scoring Chicago 70 to 36.

Recent Betting Trends:

76ers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.

76ers are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games against Indiana.

The under is 4-1 in Pacers last 5 games.

Pacers are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 January games.

Pacers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 Eastern Conference games.

The under is 7-1 in Pacers last 8 vs. Philadelphia.

Both teams have 2 of their last 3 games.  The 76ers are on the road, where Philadelphia has gone 7-13 away from Philadelphia.  The Pacers are 15-5 when at home.  Both teams are averaging 109 points of offense per game.  The 76ers have the edge in scoring defense, allowing 105 per game. Philadelphia is also the best defensive rebounding team.  However, most of this has happened with the presence of Joel Embiid.  Embiid is out with an injury, therefore I'll side with Indiana at home.  Final score prediction, Pacers will outright win 112-107. 

Chris’s Pick INDIANA PACERS +1.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.